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Create a Tally or Numbers Table


Create a Tally or Numbers Table

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Jeff Moden
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--Jeff Moden

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Heh... I love it... someone gave me the ultra low mark of 1 star and didn't even have the nerve to tell me why.

Would it help if I told you that the method I used creates a million rows in about 5 seconds? Hehe

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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Hi Jeff

Your code was no 1 that's why the person gave you 1. Why are asking for explanation? Hehe

Joke apart the article was fine. Smile



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Heh... that's funny... hadn't thought of it that way, AnirBan. BigGrin

I actually have an article coming out in the very near future as to "how and why" Tally tables work and and how then can be used to replace loops... the script here was just to make it easy for me to refer to when I post replies.

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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Jeff Moden (4/29/2008)
Heh... that's funny... hadn't thought of it that way, AnirBan. BigGrin

I actually have an article coming out in the very near future as to "how and why" Tally tables work and and how then can be used to replace loops... the script here was just to make it easy for me to refer to when I post replies.


I will definitely wait for your article........Smile



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Jeff, just so you know, I gave you a 5 because I didn't give you a 1, 2, 3, or 4, and 5 is the maximum. I just want to make sure you know the reason for my rating! BigGrin

Kidding aside, I, too, will be awaiting your articles on usage of this table...
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Thanks guys... I sure do appreciate your feedback.

I just got word that it's coming out on May the 7th.

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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But, it is a Tally table... it's used to count. And, besides... as you've already found out ol' friend... Tally is not likely to ever be a reserved word. "Sequence" has been a reserved word in things like Oracle for a long time... Wink

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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And you actually believe in the myth of code portability? That'll only happen when no one creates their own extensions to the ANSI standards. Tongue

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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